Appalachian State University, I. W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium (BOON)

The I.W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium contains 30,220 as of 6/7/18. The three main functions of the ASU Herbarium are for teaching, maintenance of vouchers, and development of a research herbarium with a focus on the flora of the Southern Appalachians.
Curator: Andrew Jenkins,
Department Chair: Zack E. Murrell,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 2bed6ae5-afde-45bb-95a9-c4918414f02d
Digital Metadata: EML File
I.W. Carpenter, Jr. Herbarium
260 Rankin Hall West
572 Rivers Street
Boone, NC   28608
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 17,500 specimen records
  • 3,973 (23%) georeferenced
  • 14,348 (82%) with images (14,719 total images)
  • 15,767 (90%) identified to species
  • 197 families
  • 985 genera
  • 2,964 species
  • 3,425 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics